December Tip: Hot Chocolate vs. Egg Nog: Which is Healthier?

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Eggnog Cons Made of whole milk, cream, eggs and sugar, eggnog is rich and its nutritional profile reflects that. A 1/2-cup serving has 180 calories and 6 grams of saturated fat (30 percent of the daily recommended limit). Eggnog Pros All that dairy translates into one major pro for eggnog—calcium. A half-cup delivers 13 percent of […]

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November Tip: How to Stop Slacking from Exercise!

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Too tired. Not enough time. Have to work late. I’ll do it tomorrow. Sound familiar? We can come up with a million excuses for not exercising. It’s amazing how that little voice in your head can squash your intentions to exercise. Before you know it, you’re out of the habit of exercising and now it’s […]

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October Tip: “BACK TO SCHOOL” WITH YOUR EATING AND EXERCISE

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Sadly, summer has come to an end! While summer is associated with eating lighter, it’s also a time that we indulge more … vacations, BBQs, rooftop parties, weekends away, margaritas poolside, etc. Many of us take a holiday from our healthy eating and exercise routines over the summer months. Like our kids, it’s time for us […]

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September Tip: Why Breakfast?

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To no surprise, many of my busy working friends tell me they skip breakfast all the time. They claim they’re “on a budget” or “too busy”, I’ve even heard “I’m watching my weight.” However, science tells us that the body needs food in the AM in order to function properly. The body is always metabolically […]

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August Tip: 3 Ways to Improve Your Balance

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Good balance and a strong core go hand in hand, and a strong core usually means better posture, less back pain and improved performance during exercise and athletics. Plus, the better you balance the less likely you are to fall or injure yourself. If you haven’t thought much about maintaining—or enhancing—your balance, now is as […]

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July Tip: Hormone Imbalance May Prevent Weight Loss

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Have you been unable to lose weight even with diet and exercise? No matter how an imbalance manifests on the outside, the internal reality remains the same — any and all hormonal imbalances lead to difficulty losing weight and an increased risk of obesity. Unfortunately, the most common imbalances can’t be solved by dieting alone. In fact, […]

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June Tip: Wine vs. Other Alcohol

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Lately I’ve been hearing a lot of my clients tell me they avoid wine due to the high sugar content. Wine is made from fruit, so it must high in sugar – right? So instead they choose hard liquor (i.e. vodka, scotch), instead of wine thinking it contains less sugar and carbs. So what are […]

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May Tip: Start Foam Rolling!!

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What is Foam Rolling? Foam rolling is a form of Self-Myofascial Release Therapy(SMRT). The sole purpose of foam rolling is to break down adhesions and scar tissue that form on the soft tissues after repetitive use. What happens as a result of foam rolling can be compared to that of when you get a deep […]

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April Tip: Quinoa – KEEN What?

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ON-CORE Fit recently gave a presentation entitled “Carbohydrates: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and our audience was relieved to learn that they can and should be eating foods containing carbohydrates as long as they choose nutrient-dense vegetables, fruit and whole grain sources of carbs.  In an ideal world, we would only consume whole […]

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March Tip: Move those Muscles!

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We can’t emphasize enough the importance of regular exercise.  Not only does it help with your weight loss efforts, it also dramatically reduces your risk of developing certain diseases.  Along with a good nutrition, regular exercise is truly the key to achieving a longer, happier and healthier life. Studies show that frequent physical activity strengthens […]

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